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Senior Software Developer (Backend)

KOHO Financial

KOHO Financial

Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

About KOHO

KOHO’s purpose is to empower Canadians to build a great financial foundation with products that are radically transparent and easy to manage. We first launched in 2017, and we have since built a community of over 1 million users. Leading investors around the globe believe in our vision, and we’ve successfully raised over $320M to make our vision a reality.
Discover our culture here and get the inside scoop from our team here!

We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team to work remotely based in Canada.

Reporting to Software Development Manager, you’ll be contributing to a team that:

  • Developed the flagship credit products for more than 1 million users
  • Builds a credit platform that functions our credit products
  • Supports and ensures that our users have the best possible experience
  • Scales our systems to be more efficient and reliable

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Be a technical leader of the team, solving hard problems, and enabling other developers in the team to work more efficiently
  • Be a project leader, ensure project delivery meets our expectations for our users and the business

Who You Are

  • You have solid Golang skills, and experienced building reliable/scalable distributed systems
  • You are user-focused and obsess with building the best financial products for users
  • You care deeply about quality, but still able to find the balance between quality vs velocity
  • You love working on hard problems, owning the technical solutions from ideation to completion
  • You work well in a distributed team/remote environment, being mostly independent but will be hands-on if required

At KOHO, we are dedicated to providing pay transparency to all candidates. Compensation at KOHO is determined through various factors including but not limited to: comparable salary market data within Canada, technical skill assessment, a holistic view of previous work history, and internal pay equity with other KOHO team members.

Target Base Salary Range
$140,000$170,000 CAD

What's In It For You?

We invest time and resources into making sure KOHO is as good as the people we hire. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:
🧘‍♂️ Balance Your Life - Company-wide summer wellness days, winter holiday closure, personal days, a wellness spending account, and maternity & parental leave top-up
💻 Remote First - Work from anywhere in Canada with a budget to set up your home office
🆙 Level Up - Access to an in-house certified performance coach and an annual training budget
🥅 Reach Your Goals - Salary assessments twice per year
🙌 The KOHO Culture - We have won 7 "Great Place to Work ®" awards since 2019
🤝 Be an Owner - Every KOHO employee gets a generous amount of equity with a 10 year exercise window
The KOHO culture is one of collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspectives. We are committed to building and fostering an inclusive, accessible environment for everyone. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding accessibility needs, please contact and the People and Culture team will be happy to help.